Wed.May 22, 2024

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Gen AI Just Got a Little Less Opaque

Forrester IT

Yesterday the AI startup Anthropic published a paper detailing the successful interpretation of the inner workings of a large language model (LLM). LLMs are notoriously opaque – their size, complexity, and numeric representation of human language have hitherto defied explanation – so it’s impossible to understand why inputs lead to outputs.

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Can Your Developers Benefit from Platform Engineering?

Information Week

Will designing tools and workflows to bring self-service to software development help developers work more efficiently? A growing number of adopters think so.

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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Risk Ratings Platforms, Q2 2024

Forrester IT

Ask a room full of CISOs about cyber risk ratings (CRR) platforms and you’ll find no shortage of opinion — hot or cold, but never indifferent. Like a judges panel in a Top Chef culinary competition, customers critique missing or poorly planned components of the “dish.

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5 New Windows Apps and Drivers Security Enhancements from Phishing and Malware

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link] and Facebook Page to get the latest updates [link] The post 5 New Windows Apps and Drivers Security Enhancements from Phishing and Malware appeared first on HTMD Community Blog #1 Modern Device Management Guides by Krishna R.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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VivaTech & The New French Tech Next 40/120: When AI Meets GreenTech

Forrester IT

Paris will be the center of innovation and technology this week. The 2024 edition of VivaTech in Paris is set to be a great success with more than 150,000 in-person visitors. It has become the largest technology and innovation event in Europe with CEOs, C-leaders, VCs, and startups attending from all over the world.

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Cisco research highlights network complexity, security challenges

Network World

Today’s enterprises need more help managing and securing their distributed networking environments than they ever have, Cisco concludes in its Global Networking Trends Report. The research, released this week, analyzes the networking challenges, IT and business priorities, architectural maturity, and investment strategies of 2,052 IT professionals across 10 global industries.

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AWS clarifies Nvidia chip order: Upgrade, not halt

Network World

In a reversal of earlier reports, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has clarified that it has not halted orders for Nvidia’s most advanced chip. Instead, AWS and Nvidia are collaborating on a project-specific upgrade, a Financial Times report said. The Financial Times initially reported that AWS has “halted” its orders for Nvidia’s Grace Hopper chip. But now the report said that AWS has now “fully transitioned” it to the newest Blackwell GPUs, announced in March.

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Where’s the ROI for AI? CIOs struggle to find it

CIO Business Intelligence

Finding the return on investment for AI remains elusive for many organizations, even as they rush to adopt the technology. Difficulties estimating or demonstrating the value of AI technologies to the business have been or will be a top barrier to their implementation, according to a recent Gartner survey of more than 700 IT leaders at organizations that have adopted or plan to adopt AI.

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Scarlett Johansson, OpenAI, and Silencing ‘Sky’

Information Week

A dispute about the alleged unauthorized mimicry of a star’s voice puts concerns about GenAI in the spotlight again.

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AMD holds steady against Intel in Q1

Network World

Intel managed to slow the momentum of AMD’s ascent for the first quarter of 2024. But year-over-year, AMD is still growing. The first quarter is traditionally a slow one for chip sales, coming off the holiday rush. That applies both to clients and servers, but for different reasons. Client CPU sales come from holiday giving, while server CPU sales in the fourth quarter tend to be end-of-the-year spending.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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Best Way to Turn On or Off Allow Wake Timers in Windows 11

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link] and Facebook Page to get the latest updates [link] The post Best Way to Turn On or Off Allow Wake Timers in Windows 11 appeared first on HTMD Community Blog #1 Modern Device Management Guides by Alok Kumar Mishra.

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Delaying AI’s Rollout in the U.K. by Five Years Could Cost the Economy £150+ Billion, Microsoft Report Finds

Tech Republic Data Center

The report also notes reasons why the U.K. is not taking full advantage of AI, as well as how artificial intelligence could impact businesses and jobs.

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Windows PC Recall Feature Photographic Memory

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link] and Facebook Page to get the latest updates [link] The post Windows PC Recall Feature Photographic Memory appeared first on HTMD Community Blog #1 Modern Device Management Guides by Gopika S Nair.

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Mozilla is adding vertical tabs, profile management, and local AI to Firefox

TechSpot

Over the next year, Mozilla promises to finally listen to user feedback and add the most requested features to its Firefox browser. According to a recent post by a Mozilla community manager on the Mozilla Connect platform, the for-profit corporation (part of the non-profit Mozilla Foundation) will significantly improve the.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Making a case for case statements on Linux

Network World

If you’ve never used bash case statements, you might be very surprised by how easily they allow you to simplify the logic of your scripts. Instead of composing a long group of code lines that would allow you to test a variable against a number of potential values, you could write a terse and delightfully readable chunk of code that’s easy to put together.

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How to Change Your VPN Location (A Step-by-Step Guide)

Tech Republic Security

This guide explains how you can change the location of your virtual private network for privacy, security or geolocation issues.

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DDR6 RAM could double the data rate of the fastest DDR5 modules

TechSpot

DDR6 RAM modules will feature significant internal changes, enabling unprecedented speed rates. According to a recently leaked presentation by RAM controller manufacturer Synopsys, DDR6 is set to debut with 8.8 Gbps modules and could eventually reach 17,600 MT/s, potentially extending to a theoretical limit of 21,000 MT/s.

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How Companies Can Retain Employee Trust During the AI Revolution

Information Week

Recent surveys indicate a trust gap among most employees, driven largely by job insecurity. Here are some ideas for enterprise leaders on how to grow trust within their organizations as they seek to take full advantage of AI’s business potential.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.

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Big tech companies commit to new safety practices for AI

CIO Business Intelligence

Sixteen big users and creators of artificial intelligence (AI) technology — including heavy hitters such as Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Meta, and OpenAI — have signed up to the Frontier AI Safety Commitments, a new set of safety guidelines and development outcomes for the technology. They revealed the commitments on Tuesday, as two days of talks on AI were set to begin at the AI Seoul Summit in Korea.

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Microsoft, Providence and UW make use of generative AI for digital cancer diagnosis

GeekWire

Prov-GigaPath harnesses AI for digital pathology. (Ella Maru Studio via Providence / Microsoft) Researchers at Microsoft, Providence Health System and the University of Washington say they’ve developed a new generative-AI model for diagnosing cancer, based on an analysis of more than a billion images of tissue samples from more than 30,000 patients.

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Snapdragon X Elite-powered Microsoft Surface laptop tests show impressive results, with a caveat

TechSpot

Signal 65's Ryan Shrout put the Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite SoC through a series of tests and benchmarks to see if it lives up to the promises Microsoft made during its recent event introducing the Copilot+ PCs, including the latest Surface line.

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Download our enterprise architecture (EA) tools buyer’s guide

CIO Business Intelligence

In the beginning, no one needed enterprise architecture (EA) tools. The back of an envelope would do in the early years. The modern enterprise, however, is much different. It needs EA tools.

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Human-Centered Cyber Security Training: Driving Real Impact on Security Culture

Speaker: Speakers:

In today's digital age, having an untrained workforce can be a significant risk to your business. Cyber threats are evolving; without proper training, your employees could be the weakest link in your defense. This webinar empowers leaders like you with the tools and strategies needed to transform your employees into a robust frontline defense against cyber attacks.

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Microsoft Edge beta introduces built-in RAM limiter feature

TechSpot

Similar to what Opera GX offers, Edge is introducing a new slider that allows you to set how much memory the browser is allowed to use. The latest release also includes Workspaces improvements and enhanced copy/paste features.

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Redmond high school student is ‘Google for Doodle’ contest winner for Washington state

GeekWire

The Google Doodle by Mahee Chandrasekhar of Redmond, Wash. (Google Image) Mahee Chandrasekhar, a 9th grader at Redmond High School in Redmond, Wash., is the Washington state winner in the 16th annual “Doodle for Google” contest. Mahee, 15, is one of 55 state and territory winners announced by the tech giant on Wednesday. Her artwork was selected from tens of thousands of submissions.

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Google is now the world's third-largest data center processor designer

TechSpot

New research published by Tech Insights crowns Google as one of the largest chip designers in the data center world. Leveraging its unique expertise across multiple segments including the semiconductor supply chain and the ASIC market, TI states that Google's market share is comparable to more prominent chipmakers like Intel.

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Cómo reducir la tensión entre el CIO y el CISO

CIO Business Intelligence

Los directores de sistemas de información (CIO, en sus siglas en inglés) y los directores de sistemas de seguridad (CISO) operan en entornos muy estresantes que, en ocasiones, pueden provocar una tensión adicional en su relación, alejándoles de la consecución de resultados óptimos. En mi propia carrera, he sido CIO y CISO, así que tengo experiencia de primera mano con este tema desde ambas perspectivas.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Humane, maker of the critically savaged Ai Pin, is looking to sell the company for $750 million - $1 billion

TechSpot

Humane, founded in 2018 by iPhone alumni Imran Chaudhri and Bethany Bongiorno, hailed the Ai Pin as a technical marvel following its announcement in November 2023. The screenless, square device can be attached to clothing and features a camera, microphone, a touch pad, and a laser projector that displays the.

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Amperity CEO Barry Padgett stepping down from Seattle startup

GeekWire

Barry Padgett, left, is resigning as CEO of Amperity. Chris Jones, the company’s chief customer and product officer, will take over as interim CEO. (Amperity Photos) Amperity CEO Barry Padgett is stepping down from the Seattle startup to spend time with his teenage children and will transition to an advisor role beginning next month. Chris Jones , Amperity’s customer and product officer, will take over as interim CEO.

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Windows 11 File Explorer adds version control, 7z, and TAR compression support

TechSpot

For the coders in the house, File Explorer is adding support for version control. The upcoming update will natively integrate systems like Git right into the file manager's interface. That means you can track changes, view commit comments, and monitor your repo status without ever leaving Explorer's confines. This could.

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Download our enterprise architecture (EA) tools buyer’s guide

CIO Business Intelligence

In the beginning, no one needed enterprise architecture (EA) tools. The back of an envelope would do in the early years. The modern enterprise, however, is much different. It needs EA tools.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.